Medical Equipment Services

Biomedical Clinical Equipment Technician

Test, adjust, or repair biomedical or electromedical equipment.

Typical Tasks:

  • Test or calibrate components or equipment, following manufacturers’ manuals and troubleshooting techniques, using hand tools, power tools, or measuring devices.
  • Keep records of maintenance, repair, and required updates of equipment.
  • Inspect and test malfunctioning medical or related equipment, following manufacturers’ specifications and using test and analysis instruments.
  • Disassemble malfunctioning equipment and remove, repair, or replace defective parts, such as motors, clutches, or transformers.
  • Perform preventive maintenance or service, such as cleaning, lubricating, or adjusting equipment.
  • Test, evaluate, and classify excess or in-use medical equipment and determine serviceability, condition, and disposition, in accordance with regulations.
  • Examine medical equipment or facility’s structural environment and check for proper use of equipment to protect patients and staff from electrical or mechanical hazards and to ensure compliance with safety regulations.
  • Study technical manuals or attend training sessions provided by equipment manufacturers to maintain current knowledge.
  • Solder loose connections, using soldering iron.
  • Explain or demonstrate correct operation or preventive maintenance of medical equipment to personnel.

Sterile Processing Technician

Operate the sterilizing equipment such as the autoclave that sterilizes equipment, gloves, and needles.

Typical Tasks:

  • Deliver supplies and carts for expected and unusual situations.
  • Prepare equipment for procedures.
  • Sterilize and deliver instruments and equipment for patient care.
Description 2016 Jobs 2026 Jobs (Projected) Low Pay (Hourly) Medium Pay (Hourly) High Pay (Hourly)
Biomedical Clinical Equipment Technician 214 259 $13.94 $23.08 $35.58
Sterile Processing Technician  $10.18 $14.02 $19.52

Education Level:

  • Biomedical Clinical Equipment Technician – Certificate or High School
  • Sterile Processing Technician – Certificate
Source: Career Coach – Houston – Woodlands – Sugarland, TX Region and Pay Scale

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